Dr. Dermot Phelan

Dr. Dermot Phelan

Dermot Phelan, M.D., Ph.D., is a staff cardiologist and the Director of the Sports Cardiology Center within the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. His specialty interests include cardiac care of athletes, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathy and cardiovascular imaging.

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What Chest Pain Means for Athletes

You're young. You're an athlete. So why does your chest hurt? After all, don't heart problems strike older, less active people? Most of the time, th...

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: When Having a Big Heart Is Dangerous

If you're an athlete, there's one muscle that can become too big: your heart. Sure, it sounds counterintuitive. The purpose of training, af...

What's With the Stethoscope? Heart Murmurs in Athletes

Dermot Phelan, M.D. Ph.D., is a staff cardiologist and the director of the Sports Cardiology Center within the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Hea...

ECGs in Sports: What You Need to Know

Before you win, you've got to train. And before that, you'd better get screened. Generally, pre-participation screening involves filling out a fo...

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